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Alger Hiss, Whittaker Chambers and the Case That I... - a book by Hartshorn, Lewis

Alger Hiss, Whittaker Chambers and the Case That Ignited Mccarthyism

Alger Hiss, Whittaker Chambers and the Case That Ignited Mccarthyism( )
Author: Hartshorn, Lewis
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $45.00
Book Description:

This is a history of the Alger Hiss-Whittaker Chambers controversy of 1948 to 1950, a federal criminal case in which Hiss was convicted of perjury after two long trials. Chambers claimed that Hiss had passed classified State Department documents to him in 1937 and 1938 for transmittal to the Soviet Union. The main focus of this narrative is on the early months of the affair, from August 1948 when Whittaker Chambers appeared before the House Committee on Un-American Activities to the...
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